October 4, 2020

Europe’s Internal Auditors Are Already Identifying the Risks for 2021

As we enter the fourth quarter of a historically difficult and disruptive year, internal audit leaders around the world are looking to next year with some […]
August 10, 2020

Strong and Effective Internal Audit Is Essential to Keeping Companies out of Trouble

Hefty fines levied by U.S. regulators last week in two high-profile cases provide new examples of how ineffective controls can lead to significant problems. One instance […]
February 10, 2020

​After 440 Blogs, There Is One Topic I Dread Most

Today marks exactly 11 years since Internal Auditor magazine published the first post of Chambers on the Profession. When I wrote that first blog post on Feb. […]
April 29, 2019

​Willful Subversion of Second Line of Defense Can Land You in Jail

Among my earliest memories as an internal auditor was the constant refrain from officials in my organization that, as internal auditors, our job was to keep […]
April 1, 2019

​Every “Where Was Internal Audit” Moment Presents an Opportunity

One of the constant challenges for internal audit is to overcome being the unwelcome guest at the party. So, it is not a common occurrence when […]
January 13, 2019

Internal Auditors: If You See Something, Say Something

Last week, my blog post “5 Internal Auditor Resolutions for 2019” included an important point that is familiar to most in a far different context, but […]